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Integrating Poverty and Environmental Concerns into Value-Chain Analysis: A Strategic Framework and Practical Guide

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  • Lone Riisgaard
  • Simon Bolwig
  • Stefano Ponte
  • Andries du Toit
  • Niels Halberg
  • Frank Matose
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    This article aims to guide the design and implementation of action-research projects in value-chain analysis by presenting a strategic framework focused on small producers and trading and processing firms in developing countries. Its stepwise approach - building on the conceptual framework set out in a companion article - covers in detail what to do, questions to be asked and issues to be considered, and integrates poverty, gender, labour and environmental concerns.'Upgrading' strategies potentially available for improving value-chain participation for small producers are identified, with the ultimate purpose of increasing the rewards and/or reducing the risks. Copyright (c) The Authors 2010. Journal compilation (c) 2010 Overseas Development Institute..

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    Article provided by Overseas Development Institute in its journal Development Policy Review.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 (03)
    Pages: 195-216

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:devpol:v:28:y:2010:i:2:p:195-216

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    1. Martin Borowiecki & Bernhard Dachs & Doris Hanzl-Weiss & Steffen Kinkel & Johannes Pöschl & Magdolna Sass & Thomas Christian Schmall & Robert Stehrer & Andrea Szalavetz, 2012. "Global Value Chains and the EU Industry," wiiw Research Reports 383, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw.
    2. Rich, Karl M. & Ross, R. Brent & Baker, A. Derek & Negassa, Asfaw, 2011. "Quantifying value chain analysis in the context of livestock systems in developing countries," Food Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 214-222, April.
    3. Staritz, Cornelia, 2012. "Value chains for development? Potentials and limitations of global value chain approaches in donor interventions," Working Papers 31, Österreichische Forschungsstiftung für Internationale Entwicklung (ÖFSE) / Austrian Foundation for Development Research.

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